How Shabbos Was Saved By a Brooklyn Muslim & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Katz Hillel Day School Graduate Wins National Writing Contest Ariella Mayer, a recent eighth grade graduate of Katz Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, has achieved national recognition for her winning essay submission in the Better Together program’s Better2Write competition. Ariella’s essay was awarded first place from the 600 submissions entered into this national writing […]

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If You Can’t Cook On Shabbos, Do You Have To Eat Cold Food?

Dear JITC- I heard that people don’t cook food on Shabbos. So do you have to just eat cold food the entire day? All the best, Karen Dear Karen- Thanks for your question. Before we discuss cooking, I’d like to discuss fire in general. To do that, I’ll quote myself, from The Taryag Companion: “The […]

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This Would-Be Olympian Kept Shabbos and Experienced a Miracle

In the 1960s, New York-born secular Jew Sam Zeitlin loved cycling and wanted to follow his passion all the way to the Olympics. He trained incredibly hard and even earned himself the nickname, “Brooklyn Lightning.” He made it all the way to the U.S. Pan American Cycling Team and attended the 1967 U.S. Olympic Pre-Trials, […]

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